November 2016

The Show on KJZZ

After Tuesday’s election, state lawmakers have been meeting this week for smaller contests, to elect new leaders in both the Arizona House and Senate.
Nov. 10, 2016
A water well site near Sun City is living a double life as a community garden. And that’s not the only way gardeners there are making creative use of their resources.
Nov. 10, 2016
On this election day in Arizona, at least one thing seems certain: the Latino vote in the state will count more than ever.
Nov. 8, 2016
downtown phoenix light rail
That bit of fake research from my alma mater was courtesy of The Onion — the article went on to suggest problems with transportation infrastructure in the — expanded — Valley could add up to 1,400 hours to workers’ daily commutes.
Nov. 8, 2016
Eric Eilertsen
A Phoenix-based organization that matches retirees with non-profits looking for talent has a new CEO.
Nov. 8, 2016
Some voter-advocacy organizations run their own, and states also have hotlines. KJZZ dialed a few numbers to see what kinds of calls they’re getting.
Nov. 8, 2016
Between 2012 and 2014, the Phoenix area saw 21 percent growth in payroll jobs in ground transportation industries, like taxis.
Nov. 8, 2016
Glitches with the electronic tablets poll workers use to check in voters caused lines at various polling places throughout Maricopa County on Election Day morning. By late morning, election officials said sites that had seen morning lines were running smoothly again after problematic e-pollbooks were swapped out.
Nov. 8, 2016
Franklin Police Fire High School
Franklin Police and Fire High School is a public school, but there are only around 300 students here, all of whom had to apply to get in. In junior year, students join either the fire or law enforcement track, where on top of the typical high school curriculum, they train to become firemen or police officers.
Nov. 8, 2016
Coach Josh Brittain
At Tempe Prep, they know they don’t need a perfect athlete. Tempe Preparatory Academy head football coach Josh Brittain is a commanding presence on the field.
Nov. 7, 2016